how to pronounce swab

swɑːb

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“… tenants swab their pets cheeks and pay …”

meanings of swab

noun:

  1. A naval officer's epaulet.
  2. A piece of material used for cleaning or sampling other items like musical instruments or guns.
  3. A small piece of soft, absorbent material, such as gauze, used to clean wounds, apply medicine, or take samples of body fluids. Often attached to a stick or wire to aid access.
  4. A mop, especially on a ship.
  5. A sailor; a swabby.
  6. A sample taken with a swab (piece of absorbent material).

verb:

  1. To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab.

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